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“Good value - Central London” 5 of 5 stars
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The Cleveland
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   39 - 40 Cleveland Square, London W2 6DA, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )   |  
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Ranked #85 of 526 London B&B and Inns
Chard, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good value - Central London”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

A hidden gem. Tucked away in quiet Cleveland Square, a short walk from Paddington station. Staff were helpful, sheets were crisp, room was beautifully decorated whilst maintaining the period features of the original building. The room was vast with a huge bed - I hardly noticed my other half who apparently slept in the same bed, and a sofa bed for our daughter that was probably king sized. The bathroom was well-equipped and modern. A decent TV and a kitchenette was also provided which would be of use to those spending a longer period here. Slightly negative points, and they are the only things I can fault, are the lack of sockets within the kitchen area (had to use an extension lead) and the carpet was probably due for a clean but was by no means filthy.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Have stayed here on business a couple of times. Kitchenette area in room is very handy for continuing to work in the evening and the rooms are very clean and modern. Quiet considering its proximity to Paddington and very handy for the station & Heathrow Express. Would use again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Very good location, tidy an looking nice at first sight. However, our room in the basement only had one window and the bath room was very small and the walls attacked by mold - unhealthy and dangerous to allergics. We will never use this hotel again. It is overrated. A number of hotels in the area is much better value for moeny.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

My family and I booked this hotel for our first and last week in London after searching for months on the internet. Considering how expensive it is to stay in London, the price for this hotel was very fair, included a small kitchenette, free wifi, air conditioning, was super quiet (we didn't hear any noise at all) and was in a great location. It's a 5-10min walk to Hyde Park and a 10-15min walk to Paddington station - from there we were able to catch the tube or the overground to wherever we needed to go! On the walk to and from the station, there were plenty of food places to eat, convenience stores (to stock up our kitchenette!) and souvenir shops. The staff were lovely and when I next return to London, I will definitely look at staying here again!

Room Tip: As others have said, the top floor room is a bit of maze to get there if you take the lift option. E...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Naples, Italy
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20 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

In our experience, London is one of the toughest places to find larger hotel rooms at reasonable prices. The Cleveland offered us a modern, stylish studio that could accomodate our family with a queen bed and a queen sleeper sofa. Price was very good. Also had a kitchenette, and a corner store up the street where we were able to pick up some eggs, yogurt, bread, milk, etc. Around the corner from Hyde Park. Lovely neighborhood. 5 minute walk with luggage to the nearest metro. Single serve espresso machine in the lobby was a nice touch too. We visit London multiple times each year. We will be staying at The Cleveland from hence forth.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This hotel is in a very quiet, very convenient neighborhood. Within half a mile walk to Paddington and probably one a quarter mile to Queensway, Bayswater, and Lancaster Gate tube stations. These stops access most of the the tube lines or can get you close to a different tube line in short order. Definitely an area of London I would recommend and would stay here again.

The room itself was fairly average for this type of place, but the kitchenette was a nice feature. The bed wasn't overly comfortable, but we were certainly able to get a decent nights rest. The size of the room was on par with other London hotels we've stayed. It wasn't overly big, and by most American standards would be considered a small room, but for European hotel rooms this was pretty good. The only odd thing was the television was on the wall adjacent to the bed, essentially at the foot of the bed, so that made for an odd viewing angle at times.

The only drawback was the actual location of our room, we were on the first small hallway from the front desk on the ground floor, so it seemed as if everyone coming and going was passing our room to get to theirs. For future stays, I would request a room in a different area or on the floor above to hopefully cut down on foot traffic outside the room.

All in all, this was a good place to stay and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone I knew taking a trip to London.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oxford
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Stayed in the area as we wanted to be close to both Paddington Station and Hyde Park, and could not have chosen a nicer place to stay in a very quiet neighbourhood. We had a good size room on one of the top floors, which had a kitchenette in it, which was not used but if you were staying longer could have been very useful. The area is very nice, we had a nice pint in the local which was a short walk away, friendly staff in the local.

Room Tip: We had a room on the top floor, with a view over the square, which was nice, but the lift did not go...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Cleveland

Address: 39 - 40 Cleveland Square, London W2 6DA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #85 of 526 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cleveland 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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The Cleveland Hotel London
Cleveland Square London
Hotel Cleveland Square
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